Current Affairs 5th February 2017

Current Affairs 5th February 2017 - Important Points

  • Who launched India Innovation Index - NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
  • Who quit Trump's Economic Advisory Council - Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

Current Affairs 5th February 2017 - Details

Who launched India Innovation Index - NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

On 2nd February 2017, CEO of NITI Aayog Mr. Amitabh Kant launched the India Innovation Index in New Delhi. It is first of its kind and first online innovation index portal. It was created with an aim to capture data on innovation from all Indian states and regularly update it in real time.

Important Highlights :

  • India Innovation Index will rank Indian states as per their innovation and will provide more insights to build their respective innovation ecosystems.
  • This is joint initiative of Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog).

Who quit Trump's Economic Advisory Council - Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

Among Important International Current Affairs, Travis Kalanick quit President Donald Trump's Economic Advisory Council.

Do You Know :

Travis Kalanick is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Uber Technologies Inc and he was placed on 290th position in most richest 400 Americans.

In August 2016 USA President Donald J Trump announced the formation of the Economic Advisory Council with an objective for implementing economic agenda.

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